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Another Rob Ford crack video?

  • Toronto mayor putting re-election campaign on hold and will seek substance abuse treatment
  • Statement: "I have a problem with alcohol..."

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he's taking a leave of absence after reports surfaced of a second, new, video that allegedly shows him smoking crack again.

FLASHBACK: Toronto Mayor: "Yes, I have smoked crack"

Ford is putting his re-election campaign on hold while he gets help for substance abuse.

Ford released this statement:

"I have a problem with alcohol, and the choices I have made while under the influence. I have struggled with this for some time."

More from Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail: Rob Ford takes leave as recent drug video emerges.

ALSO: Mayors in a mess: 13 accused of behaving badly

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